A Star Ferry at Central Pier on Monday. The ferry had a year-on-year drop of nearly 20 per cent between July and October. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s Star Ferry applies to increase fares, citing 20 per cent drop in passengers during anti-government protest crisis

  • Beloved ferry service seeks to raise adult fares to HK$3.20 on weekdays and HK$4.20 on weekends and public holidays
  • Transport Department says August was especially bad, with passenger numbers falling by more than 30 per from last year
Topic |   Transport and logistics

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A Star Ferry at Central Pier on Monday. The ferry had a year-on-year drop of nearly 20 per cent between July and October. Photo: May Tse
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